MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics120% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive39.1% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C80
MotherboardMSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210419
Uptime6 Days
Run DateSep 16 '21 at 17:32
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%
Watch Gameplay: 3070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10600KF-$222
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Memory 96.6
1-Core 133
2-Core 266
95% 165 Pts
4-Core 459
8-Core 781
78% 620 Pts
64-Core 1,110
74% 1,110 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Zotac(19DA 2617) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4150 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.96
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
120% Outstanding
Lighting 166
Reflection 177
Parallax 159
134% 167 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 127
Splatting 121
103% 126 fps
Poor: 126%
This bench: 120%
Great: 167%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$28
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0105A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 233 92 75 70 41 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
39.1% Below average
Read 488
Write 444
Mixed 409
SusWrite 96.5
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 5.5
4K Mixed 0.4
52% 12.6 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 100%
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$65
124GB free
Firmware: S0118C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 795 510 518 519 522 521 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
281% Outstanding
Read 2,638
Write 844
Mixed 1,479
SusWrite 564
304% 1,381 MB/s
4K Read 66.2
4K Write 184
4K Mixed 92.3
316% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 1,109
DQ Write 832
DQ Mixed 585
542% 842 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 281%
Great: 315%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$68
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
MC Read 36
MC Write 37.2
MC Mixed 26
94% 33.1 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 35.8
SC Mixed 28.6
80% 28.1 GB/s
Latency 51.7
77% 51.7 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 8 6 144 31.5" 1280 720 SAM0F55 C32JG5x
Typical MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C80) Builds (Compare 8,540 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,228
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